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Wuguia efremovi

Reptilia - Testudines - Sinemydidae

Taxonomy
Sinemys efremovi was named by Khozatsky (1996). Its type specimen is PIN 5114-1, a partial shell (A partial shell consists of three pieces: imprint of the dorsal surface, internal core, and imprint of the ventral surface), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Toutunhe River area, which is in a Hauterivian/Barremian terrestrial horizon in the Hutubei Formation of China.

It was recombined as Wuguia efremovi by Danilov and Sukhanov (2006), Brinkman et al. (2008) and Rabi et al. (2010).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Sinemys efremovi Khozatsky
2000Sinemys efremovi Sukhanov p. 319
2003Dracochelys wimani Maisch et al. p. 707 fig. 3*5
2006Wuguia efremovi Danilov and Sukhanov
2008Wuguia efremovi Brinkman et al. p. 50
2010Wuguia efremovi Rabi et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
Eucryptodira
familySinemydidae
genusWuguia
speciesefremovi()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
I. G. Danilov and V. B. Sukhanov 2006A species of Wuguia characterized by presence of fontanelles in the carapace and plastron. Nuchal not fused with peripherals. Pygal narrow. Costals 8 contact at midline. Plastral bridges make up 35–40% of plastral width. Vertebral 3 wider than long and wider than vertebrals 4 and 5.